Dr Shahid Ullah

Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Health Sciences (2.54)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Shahid has been with the College of Medicine and Public Health since 2019. Prior to this, he has held academic appointments in biostatistics at Flinders University, South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute, Federation University and the University of Dhaka. He received his PhD in Applied Statistics from Monash University.

Shahid has been successful in his previous research and he brings an excellent skill for collaboration and consultancies with leading researchers and scientists through actively involved statistical modelling and methodology as well as facilitating teaching and contributing to research. He supervises honours, masters and PhD students. He publishes in top ranking journals. His research activities have been disseminated in 102 peer reviewed publications and awarded $1.2 million in collaborative research grants as the named Associate and Chief Investigators.

His current research involves statistical and epidemiological methodology and modelling, joint modelling approach for survival and longitudinal data, geospatial analysis, and functional data analysis for time series forecasting.


Bachelor of Science (Honours) Statistics

Masters Statistics

PhD Applied Statistics

Key responsibilities

Shahid is happy to collaborate with clinical and public health researchers across a range of fields within the college.

Teaching interests

My 20 years of teaching responsibilities include statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology and demography from first year to masters level for both small and large classes in Australia and overseas. My current teaching responsibilities include biostatistics to undergraduate and post graduate students within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. I also taught biostatistics at Federation University School of Health Sciences, Monash University Biostatistics Unit, Dhaka University Institute of Statistical Research and Training, Government and non-Government organizations.

Topic coordinator
PHCA9523 Introductory Biostatistics
PHCA9524 Advanced Biostatistics
Topic lecturer
MMED9151 Medicine 1B (Biostatistics)
PHCA9523 Introductory Biostatistics
PHCA9524 Advanced Biostatistics
Supervisory interests
Statistical methodology
Time series modelling
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Midwifery group practice, complex pregnancy, cost effectiveness, clinical effectiveness, maternity system analyses, public health (1), Internatonal students, cultural issues, acculturative stress, cultural adaptation, performance, management strategies (1), Hypertension management, diabetes, nurse education, collaborative care, discharge planning, randomised controlled trial (1), Entrepreneur, ICT, diffusion of innovation, stakeholder management, sustainability (1), Childhood obesity, physical activity, home and school environments, diet, structural equation model (2), Overweight; Obesity; Adolescents; Socio-demographic characteristics (1)
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Further information

I am extremely pro cient in R, S-Plus, STATA and SPSS. I have working knowledge on MLWiN, MPlus and SAS.

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